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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-44.pdf

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Jan 23 1862

{illegible} CB at {illegible}


took {illegible} to {illegible} AM cut some logs PM Weather Clear Mild


Went to W Bilts {illegible} Weather {illegible} all day from {illegible} R.W. cut logs

Sunday 26

Went to {illegible} for a visit Weather clear Strong wind from the North East


Drew 4 logs to {illegible} Mill had Br C {illegible} & himself all day & C B & his oxen PM to draw the logs ready to load Weather Beautiful


Chored around Drew oats with the horses {illegible} Went to Reesor {Preach Minister of?} {illegible} in the evening Weather Strong wind from the East slat snow & rain in the evening


Drew logs John went with CB to see his father but did not find him {illegible}


Drew logs had CB Oxen to draw {illeible} Clear


{illegible} AM Took a load of {illegible} wood to {illegible} for AM {illegible} Weather

February 1

Drew logs had CB Oxen a while AM Weather clear mild


home all day took dinner with my mother (my father was in Vaughan} BS & I & families were there Weather mild & clear {illegible}


Drew 2 logs Went to Election of {illegible} at Nebron Chapel at 10 AM Appointed C {illegible} B {Schnai?} & {illegible} Trusted for the Consent PM mild Weather snowed {illegible}


D & P helped {illegible} at threshing Weather


Drew logs John went to school Weather mild wind from east this evening


Drew logs Went to B.S. Weather soft rain & snow


Went to Major Mills with a grist for {illegible} & one for CB school some {illegible} a log for {illegible} want PM went to {illegible} with CB in the evening Weather {illegible} AM clear PM cleared {illegible}


{illegible} Weather Clear {illegible}

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